Fourth District School Board member Marion Williams recently said stories regarding him owing $556,000 in delinquent property taxes stem from his opposition to the recent school closings. Read More

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New government data show that natural gas distribution has undergone significant growth in recent years — a trend that could benefit Marion County’s tax coffers. Read More

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Taxing entities across Kerr County won't receive updated property valuations by a state-mandated July 25 deadline because of this city's challenge to appraisals of commercial properties, the chief appraiser said Wednesday. Read More

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A state performance audit of county boards that hear property tax appeals by unhappy homeowners and businesses says appeals appear to have been rigged by local government officials who are more interested in safeguarding tax revenues than fairly valuing real estate. Read More

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, author of New York state’s property tax cap, is finding his own property taxes a talking point during his run for re-election this year. The governor’s challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, is accusing the incumbent of not paying his fair share of taxes. Read More

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Ada County residents may see a huge jump in their property values now that assessments are out. Many may question if the appraisals are correct, but the Tax assessor said it's the land that's driving up the values. Read More

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Bill and Hillary Clinton, longtime vocal advocates of an estate tax, are allegedly trying to avoid paying taxes on their New York home. Read More

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Sappi Fine Paper and Verso Paper Co. are among several paper and pulp mill operators in Maine challenging their tax bills — which some worry is a sign of a declining industry. Read More

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An engineer will tell you unless you’re competing in the Rube Goldberg Competition, it is a good idea to avoid complexity in your design. Read More

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Gov. Cuomo, who has made combating high property taxes a focal point of his re-election campaign, said Thursday he was uncertain how his local town assessed its property values and did not know whether the local assessor was allowed to view the inside of his Westchester home. Read More

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Recent News

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 12:35pm

A dispute over property taxes has erupted in the race for Illinois treasurer, with Democratic nominee Michael Frerichs having to explain why he failed to pay a type of property tax on space he leases for his political and legislative offices — the latter for six years in a row. Read More

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 12:28pm

Six Fulton state lawmakers and one former state lawmaker have filed suit against Fulton County to block Fulton from raising its property tax rate. The legal action comes after the Fulton commission voted to raise the county’s millage rate by more than 17% this week. Those suing the county claim it violates a state law that says the county cannot raise its property tax rate until 2015. Read More

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 12:27pm

There’s a new person to loathe when your property taxes increase again (yes. that’s right. they NEVER decrease) Read More

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 9:33pm

 Faith Church leaders are asking for a tax exemption for the Faith West property in West Lafayette. Read More